Lux Steinberg

Lux Steinberg is a queer and non-binary Jewish writer/neuroscientist originally from San Francisco (and newly located to Boston!). They attended Reed College and graduated in 2021 with a B.A. in Neuroscience. They have won multiple awards for LGBTQ+ activism in the sciences (Genentech gPRIDE scholarship, Stonewall Foundation scholarship, and more). Lux most recently worked in the laboratory of Dr. Rafael Yuste at Columbia University, researching a new treatment for skin cancer using LED light. They also helped coordinate Dr. Yuste’s NeuroRights Foundation at Columbia, which works with international governments and industry to develop ethical guidelines for upcoming AI and neurotechnology. In their free time, Lux writes magical realist short stories and plays with their cat Bagel.